Guide the decision makers

Recent technology developments have catalysed unprecedented growth rates, but many organisations struggle to keep up with the vast amounts of data generated. The MSc in Business Analytics is an advanced one-year programme designed to train professionals to analyse data with quantitative tools and convert it into useful information. You will be equipped to guide strategic decision making for organisations all over the world.

Find insights that matter

You will be trained in statistical tools and quantitative methods that enable you to explore and investigate mass data. Under the guidance of professionals, you will learn to make extensive use of data, so you can identify key insights about performance, predict market changes and ultimately improve strategic decisions.

Gain relevant, up-to-date knowledge

Our dynamic curriculum offers a carefully selected range of courses in business analytics, including statistical analysis, decision models and applications, data mining for managers, economic analytics, operation analytics and more. By the end of the programme you will be able to convert mass data into meaningful information necessary for making sound business decisions.

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Key Facts

Full-time: 1 year

Programme commencement

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with Second Class honours or achieving an average grade of B from a recognized university, or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • GMAT / GRE scores are not mandatory, but a good GMAT / GRE score will strengthen the application.
  • English language proficiency

Application is OPEN!

Learn in the gateway city

A strategic location

China is said to soon become the world’s most important data market. Students can take full advantage of the geographical proximity by studying in Hong Kong, a global centre of finance and logistics, you will be well positioned to get ahead of the competition and become a leader in the field.

A pioneering legacy

As the first to offer an MSc in Business Analytics in Hong Kong, CUHK Business School gives you access to experienced professionals with in-depth knowledge of the market, as well as state-of-the-art facilities.

Tailored to suit you

The advanced curriculum is highly flexible. With a wide range of electives to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your interests.

Position yourself to succeed

Professionals who can skilfully convert large amounts of data into meaningful insights are in higher demand than ever before in many sectors. By the end of this programme, you will be primed for a career in business consulting, finance, marketing, retail, logistics and supply chain management, and other service industries.

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Is this programme for me?

This programme was set up in response to the growing demand for data-driven decision making, with the aim of filling a significant skills gap in the industry. It is designed for those with a keen mind for numbers and statistics.

1st MSc in Business Analytics programme in Greater China

Get to know our alumni

“Our internationally renowned professors use a variety of teaching methods, such as group projects, case studies, simulations, guest speakers and real-life examples. The programme gives us in-depth insights into the markets and helps us develop critical thinking, while providing exposure to Asian business culture.”


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Tara Kwok

MSc in Business Analytics 2016

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Important Notes:
• CUHK Business Master’s accepts GMAT Focus Edition for fulfilling the GMAT requirement for admission to the 2024/25 intake and onwards.
• The Verbal Reasoning score of GMAT Focus Edition takes effect to fulfil the English language requirements for admission. For details, please visit the CUHK Graduate School website.
• The previous edition of the GMAT exam is also recognized for both GMAT and English language requirements, with a validity of five years from the test date.